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Change to https with WordPress

By Sue Johnson

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If your website is currently using http instead of https, it is a good idea to get an SSL certificate so that you can use https. SSL certificates encrypt data, keeping passwords and user submitted information safe by stopping it going out into the internet as plain text. GDPR regulations require that you protect your […]

Moving a WordPress website

By Sue Johnson

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If you create a WordPress website, it is good practice to first create a development site on your own computer then move it to your webhosting when it is finished. You can’t just upload the website and database, it won’t work because WordPress uses absolute URLs and these will all need changing. You may also […]

Create custom posts in WordPress

By Sue Johnson

Custom posts

As well as pages and posts, WordPress has the ability to use custom posts. These are useful for special pages which don’t fit within pages or blog posts. For example, custom posts can be used to create a portfolio or something like pages of books or recipes. WordPress was originally a blogging system, the introduction […]